Russian Communist Revolution SummaryDocuments the rise of Russian Comm./ia metadae 20th century and briefly considers methods of combating it. Shows communism as seen by the advanced nations of the West and the underprivileged nations. (Kinescope). Follows two scientists, one American and the other Chinese, as they trek through a Chinese nature preserve in search of giant pandas. Topics: Russian Communist Revolution, Twentieth century history (1900-1999), Communism (Economics), Western...
The Okies: Uprooted Farmers SummaryExamines the plight of American farmers who were forced off their farms by drought and foreclosure during the 1930's. Based on the motion picture entitled The Grapes Of Wrath. Shows the resulting limited gains in production where a theory X management style is practiced, and explains how and why a theory Y management style will influence more effective employee behavior. Topics: The Okies: Uprooted Farmers, Human relations, United States (1900-1950), United States of America...
Producers, William T. Cartwright and Kenneth Koerner; writer, Anthony Potter; narrator, Eric SevareidBoth Hitler and Roosevelt appreciated the value of mass communications. FDR took to "fireside chats," among other things, and Hitler assigned Goebbels as Minister of Propaganda Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryShows that both Hitler and President Roose./it appreciated the value of mass communications. Traces their careers... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945, Hitler, Adolf,...
The World at War: 17 -- Morning, June - August 1944 Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryDocuments D-Day on June 6, 1944, when the Allies, under the command of General Dwight D. Eisenhower, began an advance on Normandy at Cherbourg, a German fortification that later became a major Allied supply base. Preparations insured an oil supply, harbor facilities and accurate weather predictions. Topics: The World at War: 17 -- Morning, June - August 1944, Series: The World at War (1973), Twentieth...
Narrator, Betaudier; photographer, John Taylor; editor, Elspeth MacDougallPortrays Malcolm X at a time when his views were changing to include the world situation with regard to the race problem. Includes interviews filmed during Malcolm X's trip to Europe and Africa shortly before his assassination in the United States, interspced with scenes of African rebellion Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryPortrays Malcolm X at a time when his... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, X, Malcolm, 1925-1965, Black Muslims, Racism, Twentieth century... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
F.D.R.3rd Term to Pearl Harbor SummaryCovers the period from June 1940 to December 7, 1941. Features some of the historic moments in Roosevelt's career, including the personalities and events of his third term campaign and the ominous days preceding the United States' entry into World War II. The experiences of a little boy caught between an over-protective mother and a domineering father. The parents' gradual acceptance of the boy as an individual demonstrates that well-motivated adults can... Topics: F.D.R.3rd Term to Pearl Harbor, World War II (1939-1945), Presidents of the United States, US...
America :13 the More Abundant Life Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Topics: Series: America: A Personal History of the U.S (1972-3), United States (1900-1950), United States...
Producer and writer, Anthony Potter; narrator, Eric SevareidPresident Wilson's idealistic hopes for world peace through collective security clashed with the harsh old-world "real-politik" of Europe, which wanted to punish Germany. The resultant punitive treaty, in effect, sowed the seeds of World War II. Wilson was forced to compromise his ideals, but returned home to fight for ratification of the League of Nations, firm in his belief that it would be the cornerstone for a lasting... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924, World War (1914-1918), Treaty of... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
America: 11--The Arsenal Reel 2 Reel 1 available here Deals with the American way of war from colonial Williamsburg to the modern sentimental traditions of the armed forces. SummaryDescribes Roosevelt's dream of an 'arsenal of democracy' fulfilled as World War II elevates America into the world power elite. Presents Alistair Cooke who relates developments up to the present, including the United Nations Security Council and the underground./ia metadatar Command war room. Topics: Series: America: A Personal History of the U.S (1972-3), United States (1900-1950), World War II...
The Women of Summer SummaryReveals that from 1921 to 1938, 1700 blue collar women participat./ia ma controversial and inspired educational experiment known as the Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers. Shows that the program changed their lives forever and has left a legacy meriting public awareness. The School was funded by prominent capitalists such as the Rockefellers, DuPonts and Carnegies, and introduced women workers of every./ia mand nationality to the realm of humanistic and... Topics: The Women of Summer, Women (Social sciences), United States (1900-1950), Higher education
Nothing to Fear: The Legacy of FDR The legacy of Franklin D. Roosevelt is detailed by combining present day interviews with historical material. It examines his response to the Great Depression and the radical changes in the role of the federal government under his leadership. Social security, collective bargaining, unemployment compensation and control of financial institutions, all parts of Roosevelt's legacy are examined. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for... Topics: Educational Film, Biography (Persons), United States (1900-1950), Presidents of the United States
Educational collaborator: R. Freeman ButtsPortrays the progress of American education from 16th century New England through the mid-20th century. [Pt. I.] In actual locations of dame schools, Latin grammar schools, church schools, and pauper schools, this film portrays the progress of American education from the time when early New England school laws were made for public education in the Northwest Ordinance. [Pt. II.] Discusses the development of free public school systems from the time of the... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Education, Series: Education in America (1958), Twentieth century... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Filmed in 1971 on the occasion of Picasso's 90th birthday, this biography traces his life from childhood to old with a retrospective of his paintings and sculptures. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryTraces the highlights of the life and work of Picasso, and presents comments of personal friends, one of Picasso's sons and one of his ex-wives. Includes film clips showing scenes of Gertrude Stein, Georges Braque, the Spanish Civil War,... Topics: Picasso is 90, Twentieth century history (1900-1999), Economics, Politics, Artists, Communism,...
byColumbia Broadcasting System, inc; Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc
Forum editionTelecast on the CBS-TV documentary show World War I, under the title Doomed dynasties SummaryDepicts the dynasties of Russia's Czar, Germany's Kaiser and Austria's Emperor and includes a case study in 20th - century and world history. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, World War (1914-1918), World War, 1914-1918, Twentieth century history... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
With study guideTraces the roots of unrest that led to conflict between Israel and Egypt in the short war of June 1967 Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryTraces the r.ots of unrest that burst into conflict between Israel and Egypt in the lightning war of 1967. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Israel-Arab War (1967), Israel-Arab War, 1967, War, Twentieth century... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
America: 10--The Promise Fulfilled and the Promise Broken reels 1 and 2 Deals with the promise of unlimited prosperity after World War I, the boom of the 1920's, the depression, and the New Deal. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryPresents Alistair Cooke who shows how the Depression came after the war to end all wars and after the promise of unlimited prosperity symbolized by a Model - T Ford and a mail order catalog. Exp.ains how the... Topics: Series: America: A Personal History of the U.S (1972-3), United States (1900-1950), Great...
byFrank Capra; United States Office of War Information
Why We Fight: Prelude To War Part 1 Reviews events from 1933 to 1939 including the Japanese conquest of Manchuria, the Italian conquest of Ethiopia, the rise of Hitler; and explains the Axis plan of the world conquest. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryDescribes the events leading up to World War II. Shows the development of Fascism in Germany and Italy and the Japanese invasion of Manchuria. Focuses on the rise of the Nazi presence in... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Educational Film, Series: Why We Fight, Series: Why We Fight (1942), World War II (1939-1945),...
Narrated by Theodore WhiteTraces Chinese history after the end of World War II, showing the Communist victory and the flight of the Nationalists to Taiwan in 1949, and following the course of Chinese-American relations up to Nixon's visit to China. From the China -- century of revolution series (second edition). (Note: this series was originally produced by David Wolper under the title [if] China, roots of maddness [rf]) Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Civil War (China : 1945-1949), U S Foreign policy, China, Nationalism,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
bySevareid, Eric, 1912-1992; Alan Landsburg Productions
Series producer, Anthony PotterEric Sevareid SummaryDescribes how the United States tried to isolate herself after being disillusioned by the horrors of the First World War. Explains that there was a period of racism and ethnic discrimination during the 1920's. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Kellogg-Briand Pact (1928 August 27), Diplomatic relations, Series:...
Hollywood: The Golden Years Traces the growth of the motion picture industry from nickelodeon days to the advent of sound. Features such stars as Charles Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford, Rudolph Valentino, and Greta Garbo, and points out the important contributions of directors such as D.W. Griffith. Includes clips from the Mack Sennett comedies and from the films Flesh and the devil, Wings, and The Big parade. Ends with All Jolson in The Jazz singer, a film important in the beginning... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Educational Film, Film and video, United States (1900-1950), United States (1900-1950), Film and...
Life in the 30's SummaryCovers the Depression, FDR, Dust Bowl, 1936 election, 'RENDEZVOUS WITH DESTINY,' and the rise of Hitler, Mussolini and Hirohito. Alexander Scourby narrates. Topics: Life in the 30's, United States (1900-1950), History, United States of America (USA), United States...
byNational Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Reviews highlights of the civil rights struggle from 1954 - 64. Examines the impact of Negro militancy on Negro and white Americans. Shows film coverage showing Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Medgar Evers and Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. Features Ossie Davis. Portrays the underlying and immediate causes of the civil war between Nigeria and the breakaway province of Biafra. Topics: New Mood, Civil rights, Culture and social processes, Human relations, Social issues, Twentieth...
byBarnouw, Erik, 1908-2001; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.). Circulating Film Library; International Film Seminars (Firm); Columbia University. Press. Center for Mass Communication
Harvard Film Archive, projection print somewhat scratched, HFA Item no: 9675. From The Amos Vogel Annenberg School of Communications CollectionRunning time on release was 16 minutes, Cf. OCLC website July 13th, 2009 Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryShows the destruction brought to Hiroshima and Nagasaki by two atomic bombs in August, 1945. Uses original footage. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, World War (1939-1945), Political violence in mass media, World War,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation